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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Nidri in Greece

Earthquake location 38.63S, 20.59WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Nidri in Greece. Unique identifier: us10003ywv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003ywv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 20.59° East, 38.63° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 17/11/15 / 2015-11-17 08:10:06 / November 17, 2015 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:10:06 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesolóngi, Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SW of Nidri, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.59° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.63° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SW of Nidri, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-17 08:10:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-01 11:02:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003ywv Id of event.
Event Code 10003ywv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003ywv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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